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National Children’s Leadership Ideas Contest calls for entries

The Children of Africa Leadership and Values Development (CALDEV) Initiative has called for entries on its maiden National Children’s Leadership Ideas Contest (N-CLIC) 2019.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC condemns attack on Senator Ekweremadu

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the attack on ex-deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Saturday in Nuremberg, Germany.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Nigeria can be poverty-free in 2030 – Ekiti governor

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has expressed optimism that Nigeria is capable of attaining poverty-free status by 2030 in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) target.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana calls on federal government to publish names of naval, police detainees

A Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has called on the federal government to publish names of the 67 Nigerians ‘illegally’ detained and held incommunicado by the Nigerian Navy and Police since last year.
The immediate past Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, was on Saturday physically attacked in Nuremberg, Germany, where he had gone to attend the new yam festival by some members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB)

Senator Ekweremadu attack: PDP, others owe Nigeria apology – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) said the opposition Peoples Democratic Party and other ‘cheerleaders’ of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), owe Nigeria an apology, after the show of shame by members of the group in Nuremberg Germany on Saturday.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

Nigeria awards crude-for-product swap deals to 15 firms

Nigerian state oil company NNPC said on Sunday that 15 companies had won the right to swap the nation’s crude oil for fuels following a tender for the deals.
A Nigerian, identified as Dibia Obinna has been deported by Kenyan authorities, after police accused him of being a drug and human trafficker.

Kenya deports Nigerian national Dibia Obinna linked with drugs, human trafficking

A Nigerian, identified as Dibia Obinna has been deported by Kenyan authorities, after police accused him of being a drug and human trafficker.

Experts: Inconsistent policies stifle economic development

The Executive Director, GoGreen Africa Initiative, Mr Adeniyi Bunmi, at the weekend, blamed inconsistent government policies for the nation’s weak economic development.

Senator Jibrin: Why I’m supporting federal government’s Ruga scheme

The Chairman of Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Walid Jibrin, has said that his support for the Ruga scheme was informed by his passion for peace, security and unity of the nation.
President Buhari at the event

Presidency: No ban, restrictions on importation of food items

The Presidency yesterday said that the Federal Government has neither banned nor restricted importation of food items into the country.
Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has tasked stakeholders from various sectors of the economy, to proffer ways of accelerating development of the pharmaceutical sector, through research and development.

Don’t die without joining APC – VP Osinbajo tells PDP leaders

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called on leaders of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to make a decision to join the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, at least before they die.
The Nigeria women national basketball team, D’Tigress on Sunday defeated hosts Senegal in the final of the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket to win their fourth continental title. - 1

AfroBasket: President Buhari showers praises on victorious D’Tigress

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the national female basketball team, D’Tigress, for a highly impressive outing at the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2019 in Dakar, Senegal.
The immediate past Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, was on Saturday physically attacked in Nuremberg, Germany, where he had gone to attend the new yam festival by some members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB)

Nnamdi Kanu: IPOB’s attack on Senator Ekweremadu, warning to Igbo leaders

Nnamdi Kanu, Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, insisted, yesterday, that the attack on the former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, in Nuremberg, Germany, was a ‘courageous act’ and ‘polite warning.’

IMN: Ibraheem El-Zakzaky didn’t seek asylum in India

Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has debunked claims by the Federal Government that its leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, had wanted to seek asylum in India before his repatriation.
Mason Mount tackles Onyinye Wilfred Ndidi and goes on to score his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Stamford Bridge on August 18, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Michael Regan-Getty Images)

Brendan Rodgers: Wilfred Ndidi’s mistake against Chelsea was my fault

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has taken full responsibility for the error that led to Chelsea’s goal in their Premier League encounter on Sunday at the Stamford Bridge.
The Indonesian ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Usra Hendra Harahap, has said Nigerians have not been blacklisted as far as its immigration rules were concerned.

Nigerians not barred from visiting Indonesia – envoy

The Indonesian ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Usra Hendra Harahap, has said Nigerians have not been blacklisted as far as its immigration rules were concerned.

African Games: Team Nigeria good to go – captain

Segun Toriola, Team Nigeria’s captain at the 12th African Games in Morocco, on Sunday in Rabat said Nigerian athletes and officials were set to dazzle at the competition.
The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has unreservedly condemned the shameful assault on former Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, on Saturday in Nuremberg, Germany.

Senate president urges German authorities to identify Senator Ekweremadu’s attackers

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has condemned the assault on former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, in Nuremberg, Germany.

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The immediate past deputy governor of Gombe State, Mr. Charles Iliya, has surrendered some luxury vehicles in his possession to the committee constituted by the state governor Alhaji Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, to recover government property improperly disposed by the past administration of Dr. Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo.

Gombe governor visits Kwami council secretariat, meets only revenue officer

The governor of Gombe State, Inuwa Yahaya, on Mondy paid an unscheduled visit to Kwami Local Government Area secretariat located in Mallam Sidi area of the state.
Uli Hoeness

Uli Hoeness confirms he will step down as Bayern Munich president

Uli Hoeness has confirmed he is stepping down as president of Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich and will not stand for re-election in November.
There is no cause for panic at Chelsea just yet, says Ashley Cole, but there are issues for new boss Frank Lampard to address.

Ashley Cole: No need for Chelsea to panic yet

There is no cause for panic at Chelsea just yet, says Ashley Cole, but there are issues for new boss Frank Lampard to address.
(Files) The leadership of the Joint Action Committee of NASU and SSANU at a meeting on September 6, 2017 in Abuja.

NASU, SSANU commence warning strike

Members of the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) have commenced a five-day industrial action.

National Children’s Leadership Ideas Contest calls for entries

The Children of Africa Leadership and Values Development (CALDEV) Initiative has called for entries on its maiden National Children’s Leadership Ideas Contest (N-CLIC) 2019.